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Why Choose Us

View our track record below

Our track record shows success in the 5 products we offer:

1) BUSINESS PLAN

2) GROWTH

3) CRISIS

4) EXIT

5) GOVERNANCE & TRANSFORMATION

Severn Trent

Severn Trent – Utilities
1) Business plans & 3) Crisis

  • 85 million Euros debt financing deal
  • 27 million Euros new free cash flow across 15 years
  • Margin transformation (largest project from 9% to 32%)
  • Completed crisis management in Italy
  • Full board change management, recruited MD in JV
  • 3 Executive Directorships in overseas JV
  • Non-Executive directorship in overseas JV
  • Chaired Steering Committee with Severn Trent plc top Board directors
  • Tax and treasury overhaul and monetary benefit for the shareholder
  • Staff performance transformation & active renegotiation of receivable with clients
Lanco

Lanco – Energy & construction
1) Business plans, 2) Growth, 3) Crisis

  • New international venture for largest Indian independent power producer ($10bn balance sheet)
  • Set up presence in 9 countries with 28 entities managed. Head office set up in Netherlands
  • First time 3-year strategic plan with major expansion in USA with €100 million funding initiative
  • €120k saving in audit fees and balance sheet overhaul to attract investments
  • Financial closing for Italian solar power plants
  • Business restructuring from 53 employees to 9 employees
  • 75% reduction in overheads costs
Rengen

Rengen – Renewable Energy –
1) Business plans & 2) Growth

  • €40 million private equity investments in renewable energy
  • 14 solar plants financed and built
  • 6 countries of operations
  • Due diligence on M&A deals
  • Tax and treasury management with financial modelling
  • IRR uplift thanks to tax and corporate governance strategy
K2

K2 Partnering – Recruitment
5) Governance & Transformation

  • EBIT uplift from 1% to 7% in 6 months
  • New KPI for sales staff with significant margin improvement
  • New treasury process to allow CHF2 million payment of dividend
  • Major finance process overhaul with 9 days reduction in month-end
  • Preparation for IPO floatation. Management of finance function in UK, Germany and Switzerland
Moneygram

Moneygram – Retail Banking
2) Growth, 4) M&A, 5) Transformation

  • Due diligence on Italian acquisition of €15 million
  • Negotiated €1 million price reduction
  • $7million growth funding secured from USA
  • Business development post-acquisition
  • Transformation of finance staff performance as acting CFO

vanco

Vanco – Telecom
2) Growth, 4) Exit

  • Participated in IPO listing. £17 million raised with subsequent £3 share placing
  • Raised funds in Italy, France, Spain from €0 to €21 million
  • Managed start-up phase in Italy, France and Spain
  • Growth from £20 million to £120 million. Market cap from £60m to £400m

Some of our happy customers

 

SITUATION : BUSINESS PLAN & CRISIS

 

CLIENT : SEVERN TRENT

 

REFERRAL : G. TYLER, GROUP TREASURY

“I worked with Matteo on the project to refinance a business in Italy. Matteo was instrumental in bringing the various shareholder parties together to agree the business plan and lead us to close the agreed financing. He was very successful at managing key relationship that had become strained.
He also helped deliver some transformational projects to the core Italian operations.”

 

 

SITUATION : BUSINESS PLAN, GROWTH & CRISIS

 

CLIENT : LANCO

 

REFERRAL : J.RAMLER, CONSULTANT

 

“I have worked with Matteo in 2012 during an interim assignment, setting up finance and accounting procedures for him. Matteo was a pleasure to work with, even though times were very busy and information from HQ abroad was often hard to obtain. Open in his communications, driven and a focus on people is what characterizes Matteo”

 

 

SITUATION : M&A, TRANSFORMATION & GROWTH

 

CLIENT : MONEYGRAM

 

REFERRAL : E. NAVARRO, MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

 

“I’ve had the pleasure to work very closely with Matteo in a long-term project in Italy where he played a key role in defining and implementing a turnaround strategy for the finance function of a company acquired by MoneyGram. Matteo acted as the deputy CFO for the acquired company and delivered outstanding results in a short period of time”

 

 

SITUATION : GROWTH & EXIT

 

CLIENT : VANCO

 

REFERRAL : J.KLEINEHNZ, COMMERCIAL TEAM

 

“Matteo is simply wonderful to work with. He is meticulous with Finances and detailed oriented. He is exceptionally organized when it comes to work, and he will go out of his way to help another co-worker. He is a successful team player and I am honored to have worked with him”

 

 

SITUATION : TRANSFORMATION

 

CLIENT : K2

 

REFERRAL : U. BAKER, ACCOUNTING TEAM

 

“Matteo Turi was my line manager and Financial Controller while I was working at K2 Partnering Solution. He is definitely people person and easy to work with, very intelligent, professional accountant, cares about his team members and he is always helpful to share his knowledge with the others. Brilliant manager and it was a pleasure to work for him.”